Dent, J Thomas

John Thomas Dent, Private 29607, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action 18th August 1917 in Belgium, aged 22

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of George and the late Emma Dent.

Known as Thomas.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Thomas Dent has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 77 to 79 and 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Thomas Dent, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Private Thomas Dent is commemorated in Macclesfield on the Ancient Order of Foresters Roll of Honour.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

 


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